Please join us for our new monthly series of House District 46 meetups! These informal meetings are an opportunity for any Democrat in Cottonwood Heights, Murray, Midvale, Holladay, Alta City or Brighton City to get together, support a local business, and talk about local politics, events and planning. Are you a precinct captain and wondering how you can engage voters in your area? Come chat with us. Are you looking for training or a way to get involved? Come chat with us. Is there something we could be doing better as a House District? Come chat with us. Everyone is welcome!
Come join in solidarity with our unions as we celebrate Labor Day! This is a great family event with plenty of food, games, and prizes, as well as a ton of cool cars to come see. This is a great event for everyone of all ages. More details will follow.
Chair Emily Hase will perform the National Anthem at noon.
Hello Salt Lake County Dems!
We are excited to host our second annual Salt Lake County Dems cookout! Bring your friends and family and join us at the East Pavilion at Centennial Park for an evening of hot dogs, hamburgers (vegan and gluten free options available), candidates, elected officials, friends, and fun!
This event is free, but please bring a potluck item to share if you are able (donations also welcome)!
The Utah Democratic Party’s Q3 2019 State Central Committee
Saturday, August 17, 2019.
Check-in begins at 9:30 a.m., with the meeting beginning at 10 a.m. Only credentialed State Central Committee members will be allowed to vote, but all are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Salt Lake County Council Chambers
2101 S State Street
N2-200 (Council Chambers in the North Building)
Salt Lake City, UT
1. Welcome and Call to Order
2. Secretary’s Report
3. Treasurer’s Report
4. Approval of Appointed Positions
5. Bylaws Amendment Procedure
6. Anti-Harassment Policy
7. Sub-Committee Breakouts and Elections
In 2019 our motto is “Municipals Matter”, so we are organizing a Day of Action to mobilize Democrats to support municipal candidates in getting out the vote all across Salt Lake County before Primary Day! Volunteers can sign up by filling out this form, or by contacting a campaign directly to schedule a time to volunteer.
We will post campaign GOTV events on an ongoing basis, so check here to see all the opportunities to get involved!
Take a Hike with Joel Briscoe is Representive Briscoe's annual fundraiser aimed at getting people outside into the beautiful state he works so hard to protect. Come to the hike at 8:00 at Grandeur Peak via the Church Fork Trailhead to walk and talk with Rep. Briscoe and Carl Fisher, or head straight to the reception just minutes away at Washington Park Lower Pavilion for refreshments and a light lunch.
Young Dems: $25
Join the Salt Lake County Democrats and the Salt Lake County Disability Caucus at Party HQ to write postcards and make phone calls in support of Democrats running in municipal races! These are candidates who are the only Democrat in their primary race, so it’s important that we support them in these last days before Primary Election Day!
This is a great way to support candidates if knocking doors isn’t your thing!
On Sunday, July 28th, 2019, the Salt Lake County Democratic Party is holding our annual Garden Party!
The Garden Party is one of our most popular annual events. We eat good food, socialize with candidates, community leaders and elected officials, play lawn games, and build our commitment to our communities in Salt Lake County.
The Salt Lake County Democratic Party just elected a new board, Emily Hase (Chair), Tyrell Aagard (First Vice Chair), Wendy Garvin (Second Vice Chair), Tim Barber (Secretary), and William Shiflett (treasurer). We are excited to keep building on our momentum from 2018 and have committed to accomplishing many goals that will benefit our local communities, and Salt Lake County at large. Come celebrate the first event with our new board and meet our new committee!
See you in the garden soon!
**Disclaimer: Event is located down a gravel path with an incline and may not be suitable for wheelchairs or meet needs for those with ADA accommodations**
Buy tickets HERE.
The WDC & La Vonne Maloney are sponsoring a"$20.19 for 2019" fundraiser for all our Democrats running for Municipal races here in Utah. Join us in the Garden in Draper on Monday night, July 8th from 5-8pm. We have at least 36 candidates to meet with you.
Get this on your calendar now. We have over 60 Democrats running in Salt Lake County alone, almost 90 throughout the state. This must be the largest slate of Dems in decades! They need your support, so join us here to meet these fine candidates and support them through the Primary and on to the general election. See below for the current list of candidates who will be here.
Tickets are free and we hope you will find a candidate or several candidates that you would like to donate your time and money ($20.19?) to supporting.
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or get your tickets here. Also, don't forget to also attend the SL County Dem's 7th annual Garden Party on July 28th.
In this training you will learn the ins and outs of fundraising for a political campaign, as well as how to keep your campaign financially compliant. Candidates, campaign staffers, and volunteers can all benefit from learning fundraising strategies and tactics, and are invited to attend this free training.
This training is free, but a (free) ticket is required. You can reserve your spot here.
Come join us and Municipal candidates from all over Salt Lake County for a barbecue! Here's your chance to get to know candidates running in your community. There will be free hot dogs, burgers and vegetarian burgers so come hungry.
5pm: Food starts
6pm: Hear from Candidates
Rest of the night, network, mingle and enjoy the BBQ. Food & Drinks Provided.
The event will be at Walden Park in Murray. 5425 S Murray Parkway Avenue just off of 5400 S and 1070 W.
Candidates are invited to bring their own tables and a side dish or treat. Some Caucuses will be doing endorsements.
This is a free event but we will have a donation box to help cover the cost of the event. No obligation.
Let's work together and get our candidates elected!
Please join us at the 2019 State Organizing Convention!!
Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019
Location: Park City High School, 1750 Kearns Blvd, Park City, UT 84060
Caucus Meetings 9:00 A.M - 10:15 A.M.
Caucus Meetings 10:30 A.M - 11:45 A.M.
Call to Order (Convention Business) 12:00 P.M.
Convention Chair: Clare Collard
Convention Theme: Power to the People
Special Guest Speaker: Deb Haaland for Congress
Cost: ** FREE **
Find out what all the hubbub is about. All are welcome to attend; however, only State Delegates are allowed to vote on convention business and State Executive Committee Officer elections.
Please check with individual caucuses on how voting rights are granted, as each caucus may have differing rules. We have 18 State Caucuses, which are groups to organize with and around issues and identities.
State Delegates may pick up their credentials at registration beginning at 8:30 A.M. and must bring a valid form of ID. Registration Team Lead is Michael D. Struiksma and Rules Standing Committee Chair TJ Ellerbeck will take lead on credentialing / disputes.
We will be holding State Caucus Leadership Elections, attending to convention business, and holding State Executive Committee Officer Elections.
Plan on attending? Make sure to bring a reusable water bottle and snacks. Food for purchase may be available.
Interested in volunteering? Contact Volunteer Team Lead Jennifer Lee or fill out this Google form: https://forms.gle/NfG2owqurwz4dXSx7
ADA needs? Contact Jennifer Miller-Smith or Genevra H Prothero, Chair and Vice Chair of the Utah Democratic Caucus for People with Disabilities, or feel free to contact Alex Cragun, Executive Director.
Are you a candidate or do you have a relevant business or organization that is interested in tabling at our convention? Contact Alex Cragun or Daisy Thomas, UDP Chair for more information.
For transit information, please check rideuta.com or contact your local county chair to see if there are carpooling options available in your area.
For more information, please be on the lookout for updates over the next couple of weeks at utahdemocrats.org
Caucus Meetings will go as follows:
First Session - 9:00 am
Outdoor, Room 141
Progressive, Room 142
Native American, Room 143
Labor, Room 144
Seniors, Room 145
Black, Room 146
AAPI, Room 147
Healthcare, Lecture Hall
Womens, Drama Room/Black Box
Second Session - 10:30 am
Disability, Drama Room/Black Box
Environmental, Room 141
Stonewall, Room 142,
LDS, Lecture Room
Hispanic, Room 143
Education, Room 144
Rural, Room 145
Young Dems, Room 146
Veterans, Room 147
Following the announcement of results for the elected officer positions, selections of a Chair of County Chairs and Chair of Caucus Chairs will take place in rooms 142 and 141 respectively.
The Green New Deal will be presented by Russ Fugal, Fee and Dividend carbon tax will be presented by Brandi Williams with Citizens Climate Lobby. Decarbonizing Rocky Mountain Power and 100% Renewable by 2030 via HB411 will be presented by Lindsay Beebe of the Sierra Club. 6:30 social, 7pm Program.
Representative Elizabeth Weight will give the Legislative Outreach Committee of the SLCo Progressive Caucus a tour of the Capitol. This will focus on how to talk to and lobby your legislator in anticipation of the Special Session to be called later this year.
Interested in learning how to use Votebuilder to build a field strategy for your campaign or organize your neighborhood? Join the Salt Lake County Dems for a Votebuilder 101 training to learn the basics of our voter database tool.
Attendees are encouraged to bring laptops, and must be ready with their Votebuilder login for the training if they wish to work along with the trainer. Anyone may attend, however access to the program is limited to those who hold party leadership positions (precinct officers, HD officers, caucus officers) and candidates and their staffers who have purchased access through the State Party.
If you qualify and do not already have Votebuilder access, please complete this form at least 24 hours in advance of the training.
Attendance is free, but you must RSVP by reserving a ticket through Eventbrite:
Mark it in your calendars--the Q2 Central Committee meeting of the SLCo Dems will be on June 8, 2019. The agenda will be forthcoming, but there will be a lot of business to go over and introduce your new Executive Committee!
Registration will open at 8:30 a.m. for those attending the Women's Caucus meeting that will precede the Central Committee meeting. The Central Committee meeting will call to order at 10:15 a.m.
Hope to see everyone there!
Mark your calendar, May 23rd 1st meeting to meet new EC, elect committee Chairs & more. We will meet in the County Council Chambers.
Youth Committee - A place for Young Progressives to get real experience
Ramp up the Legislative Outreach Committee. This must happen QUICKLY because the Legislature is planning on a special session to ram through a tax bill! (Please contact us if you are interested in serving on the committees).
If you are interested in being nominated for one of the Chairs, please have this filled out by May 16th: https://forms.gle/yPQ8iAA1ULgNvJ3VA We will vote for committee chairs on May 23rd.
The discussion will be around the environmental impact of the proposed Inland Port, and it will be led by Deeda Seed, Senior Utah Field Campaigner for Center for Biological Diversity.
Meeting will be held on the 2nd Conference Room, on the 2nd floor of the library.
Anyone can advocate for a cause they believe in! Join volunteers and friends as we make true equality a reality for ALL Americans with the Equality Act.The Equality Act is a historic bill that would prohibit discrimination of LGBTQ+ people all across the country, and change the lives of millions. Let's make LGBTQ equality a reality together! Light refreshments will be provided.
Location: Salt Lake County Democratic Party Headquarters
825 N 300 W, Suite C400
Salt Lake City, 84103
Our May member meeting luncheon will be about how climate change is impacting our community and what we can do about it! Dr. Gillies, of USU, will speak about his groundbreaking research on tracking climate in the Utah. Zach Frankel, of Utah Rivers Council, will speak about the impact of climate change on Utah’s water resources, and a representative from the Sierra Club will speak about the economic impact of climate change in the state and the promise of renewable energy. Valuable and timely information. Don't miss this on
Purchase tickets here: https://squ.re/2ILWt78
On Thursday, April 11, 2019 we will be hosting a candidate forum so our delegates and SLCo Democrats can meet the candidates who will be running for SLCo Executive Committee and ask them about their plans for the upcoming 2019-2021 terms. To see the candidates, click here: https://www.slcountydems.com/slco-dems-executive-committee-candidates
The Meet & Greet portion will run from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. The program will start at 7:00 p.m.
Each candidate will have time to address the audience and then they will answer randomly chosen questions created by you! To submit a question for one, or all candidates, please fill out the following form: https://goo.gl/forms/KyjvqUbg48qdEnLn1
If there is time at the end of the forum, we are welcoming Utah Democratic Party candidates and SLCity mayor candidates to address the audience.
See you on April 11!
On Wednesday, April 3, 2019, the Salt Lake County Democratic Party is holding our annual fundraiser: Politisauce! We will be holding this event at the Utah Cultural Celebration Center (3007 S. 1355 W., West Valley City) at 6:30 p.m.
It is an event that many Salt Lake County Democrats look forward to each year. We eat spaghetti, meet candidates, connect with friends, and recognize some of our most dedicated volunteers with a “Dems Believe” award.
In 2018, the Salt Lake County Democratic Party made its mark on the mid-term elections! We had our best election night in 15 years! Members of the Salt Lake County community are engaged and motivated and are working to push forward positive change in our communities as we head into 2020. Come celebrate with the SLCo Dems!
This event sold out last year, so be sure to get your tickets fast!
**Please note: These are individual tickets. If you are interested in sponsoring this event or buying a table, please contact Bonnie Billings at email@example.com**
For members of the Salt Lake County Democratic Party’s Forum 500 Donor Club, we will be meeting on Thursday, March 28, 2019. We will be joined by Rep. Andrew Stoddard. He will give us details about how his campaign flipped House District 44 from red to BLUE and his experience as a freshman representative during the 2019 Legislative Session.
If you’d like to join us for this luncheon (and many other perks), please join the SLCo Democratic Party’s Forum 500 Donor Club!
For more information, please email Bonnie Billings, firstname.lastname@example.org
oin us the second Saturday of each month to talk about issues related to Black Democrats. If you have a topic you want to discuss message us on Facebook!
We meet at the Salt Lake City Library Conference Room 2
Children are welcome and street parking is free!